New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman will deliver the keynote address at Hofstra Law School’s commencement ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 22, at 7:30 p.m at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.
Eric T. Schneiderman was elected the 65th Attorney General of New York State on November 2, 2010. As Attorney General, Schneiderman is the highest ranking law enforcement officer for the state, responsible for representing New York and its residents in legal matters. Before being elected Attorney General, Schneiderman represented the 31st District in the New York State Senate. He previously spent 15 years in private practice as an attorney, and later as a partner at the firm of Kirkpatrick and Lockhart, where he handled complex litigation. Attorney General Schneiderman graduated from Amherst College in 1977 and Harvard Law School in 1982.